"Other DNS vendors were either too expensive or inappropriate. We wanted an appliance that was easy to use and that’s what we got with DNSBOX."
Paul Schuur, Senior Consultant, Qwise BV, Netherlands
"The DNSBOX slave has what I am looking for. I like the interface, the display of zones and the IPSEC links to the master."
Chief Network Architect, Leading Hollywood Studio, USA
"CACHEBOX offered three key criteria in one neat package: enhanced security, increased reliability and ease-of-use"
Mike Bird, IT Director, DHL, UK
"DNSBOX is one of the most reliable elements in our enterprise. Simple to install and configure, it has required zero maintenance"
CTO, Texas Association of Local Health Officials, USA
"DNSBOX has brought tremendous value to our organization. We could easily associate a 7.7€k saving a year"
John Calisi, IT Manager of Operations, Tennessee Board of Regents, USA

Hardware for Reliability, Security and Performance

DNSBOX-hardwareWe pay the same attention to detail with hardware as we do with software. Some appliance vendors use standard “appliance” units from large server vendors to make their own lives easier. But ApplianSys is careful to design products which are fit-for-purpose to make your life easier. Using industrial grade components, DNSBOX is optimised for reliability and performance.

Solid State storage for security, reliability and redundancy

  • DNSBOX uses Solid State Drives (SSDs) for more reliability, faster boot times and more resilience to hardware failure – minimising the risk of data or application corruption
  • A neat dual CompactFlash architecture gives you extra redundancy:
    • The Program Card holds DNSBOX’s application software and operating system and is mounted read-only – so more secure
    • The Data Card holds the appliance’s configuration and DDI data so in the unlikely event of failure, swapping cards to a spare or replacement appliance causes minimal disruption

Matching hardware to workload

DNSBOX comes in different hardware models to handle different performance levels:

  • Components are carefully selected to match each performance requirement
  • High quality chassis, keeping size to the minimum needed, help minimise costs of space, power and heat


The little things which matter

Did we mention we pay attention to detail? Here’s how:

  • DNSBOX chassis are custom-designed for physical solidity, neat internal layout and airflow
  • Build quality is high with neat and tidy cabling
  • DNSBOX comes with a high-quality, hard-copy user guide.
  • With its stylish brushed aluminium faceplate, DNSBOX looks good in your rack

Next: Scalable, flexible range to meet your DDI needs >

Because DNSBOX is versatile and scalable, our customers around the world come in all shapes and sizes. ISPs, enterprises, government agencies and even internet registers simplify, control and protect their DDI services with DNSBOX.

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